News

Lipsey visits

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John Lipsey (left) of Louisville was among area students who attended orientation/registration activities held Friday, June 21 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Lipsey, a Nanih Waiya High School graduate, is shown receiving assistance in planning his fall class … Read more

Library fun

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Dig Into Reading Summer Program – Magician Dorian LaChance on Tuesday, June 18th.  About 120 children attended the program.

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Education notes

MSU Winston County graduates, dean’s/president’s lists

Mississippi State University GRADUATION List for the 2013 spring term for your county.

Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Evie (Eva) Beatrice Parker Moody

Funeral services for Mrs. Evie (Eva) Beatrice Parker Moody was held at 2 pm Fri., June 21, 2013 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Leslie Courtney & Rev. David Richardson officiating. Interment was … Read more

United Way of North Mississippi launches first website

From Press Reports

 

The United Way of North Central Mississippi has launched its first-ever website as part of an ongoing effort to boost the organization’s community visibility and that of the 15 charitable agencies it serves.

The new United … Read more

ECCC Summer Basketball Campers

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These area athletes recently attended the annual Lady Warrior Junior High Basketball Camp at East Central Community College in Decatur. Participants and their respective hometowns include (front row, from left) Kamryn Rodriquez and Carlie Kitchings, both of Hickory; Keasja … Read more

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – June 27, 1913

We have received the first cotton blooms from the following farmers: Dan Williams … Read more

Catfish Opry now open for business

By Anna Katharine Baskin

The Winston County Journal

 

The word is spreading about the renovations of the Catfish Opry in Noxapater, MS. The new owner and chef of the Opry, Adam Joiner, is excited to promote the Catfish Opry’s … Read more